Archive for the 'The Little Things' Category


Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Nice, simple spin on a ‘welcome’ sign on the front door of a coffee shop in Boise:

Cat in Shop

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Nothing like a cat in the store to make it feel homey.  This one lives at Concentrates (an organic feed and fertilizer distributor).

Fast Food Drive Thru

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

There’s a fast food chain here in the NW that not only flips burgers, but also a finger at category norms.  Today I bought a smoked salmon salad through the drive through and they let me use my own mug for my coffee order.
As I drove away, I realized that other chains would probably allow [...]

Bumper sticker walls

Friday, May 6th, 2011

You see these in coffee shops -these collections of bumper stickers that live on a back wall. I love how a bunch of individual stickers somehow creates one unique statement.
Here’s one from a distributor of Organic fertilizers:

Cups that stay

Saturday, February 7th, 2009

Here’s another nice touch from my local coffee shop. Regulars can have their own mugs. (My husband’s says ’snuggle butt’.)